Circumcision

#1 Posted by The_Peter_Cosmic (401 posts) - - Show Bio

Ok, this is a bit weird, but my childhood best friend and his partner were having a debate over the merits of California's proposed ban on infant circumcision. Honestly, I'm a bit lost on why it's a big issue in the gay community. Regardless, the conversation got a bit random and he asked me if Logan would have regrown his foreskin if he were circumcised at birth. I initially said no because it would have already been long healed by the time he got his powers, then I remembered he's had his member blown completely blown off (with the rest of his skin) and at least two occasions. So how did it grow back, cut or uncut?

#2 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13620 posts) - - Show Bio

how the f*$& are we supposed to know?!?!?!?

#3 Posted by Fatal (2072 posts) - - Show Bio

O_o
 
I'm not sure at all...
 
But then again, I'm not sure why anyone would want to know this either. lol

#4 Posted by GrandSymbiote94 (11702 posts) - - Show Bio

Lol. But in all seriousness I think it grew back.

#5 Posted by daak1212 (7901 posts) - - Show Bio

???????????
 
Probably with out the turtle neck seeing as that was how his body was before his power kicked in.

#6 Posted by lilron890 (20 posts) - - Show Bio

no because wen wolverine was a child he did not have his healing factor in fact is was very ill

#7 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

...Just enjoy the comics and don't think about such things?

#8 Posted by EnSabahNurX (2302 posts) - - Show Bio

O_O um as a baby he didn't have a healing factor and depending on his parents beliefs will dictate if he is or not but yea thats just right up there with x-23's virginity 

#9 Posted by MrSeaman70 (294 posts) - - Show Bio

After getting his bits blown off on more than one occasion, maybe his body finally decided having male bits is pointless and decides to grow female bits instead. How's that for freaky ? LOL
#10 Posted by .Mistress Redhead. (27119 posts) - - Show Bio

@Avenging-X-Bolt said:

how the f*$& are we supposed to know?!?!?!?

LMAO

#11 Posted by The_Peter_Cosmic (401 posts) - - Show Bio
@Avenging-X-Bolt said:
how the f*$& are we supposed to know?!?!?!?
I know! I gave the answer that it probably didn't grow back, but then I kept thinking about him getting blown up by Nitro and having to regrow the whole thing.
#12 Posted by xerox_kitty (15762 posts) - - Show Bio

If James Howlett had an arm cut off in the years before he'd developed his mutant powers; then that would not have regrown. However, given that he grew in a society where circumcision was not the norm, then it is highly unlikely he'd had that performed upon him when he was still a newborn baby.

Honestly, this sort of thing is funny in Mallrats. It's just sad in real life.

#13 Posted by The_Peter_Cosmic (401 posts) - - Show Bio
@xerox-kitty: Thank you for your answer, I was wondering if his ability was like that of a vampire where he'd retain scars and injuries from before he changed or if his mutant ability caused his body to revert back to his DNA blueprint when regrowing nearly his entire body. The infant circumcision legislation is quite the hot button issue at the moment and that's what somehow led into the discussion.  http://www.edgesanfrancisco.com/index.php?ch=news&sc=national&sc3=&id=120176  I really don't see how this is any sadder than asking if a Green Lantern ring could shoot kryptonite radiation or if the Hulk is stronger than Superman. Looking down your nose at people because you don't think they're being mature enough when talking about comic book characters is a bit farcical.
#14 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
@Avenging-X-Bolt said:
how the f*$& are we supposed to know?!?!?!?
LOL
#15 Posted by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio

Pretty much what anyone else put down I agree with. His mutant healing factor didn't actually " activate " until a certain age, like most mutant powers do,
so it would have been a moot point.
" If he had " had his mutant power though, it would regenerate, just as his Lil' Wolverine did when the Hood shot it off.

#16 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (12056 posts) - - Show Bio

AND PEOPLE SAY I AM WEIRD!!!! 

#17 Posted by lectriccolossus (436 posts) - - Show Bio
@The_Peter_Cosmic
Props on an original post lol, my guess would be is that it grew back to how it was before his powers kicked in but hey lol we'll never know
#18 Posted by GTG12 (1575 posts) - - Show Bio

It probably grew back but why are the californians debating that issue?
#19 Posted by Kastiel (8919 posts) - - Show Bio

This is a stupid issue to debate to be honest.

#20 Posted by The_Peter_Cosmic (401 posts) - - Show Bio
@GTG12: Apparently, on rare occasions some dudes get their junk damaged beyond repair by a botched circumcision. The backers of the ban consider it to be genital mutilation and it's a medically unnecessary procedure.  
 
@lectriccolossus: Haha, thanks for the congrats. Hopefully you're right and we never explicitly find out. It does bother me a little that his healing factor remembers injuries he had before his powers manifested (as opposed to fixing his body when it doesn't line up with his genetic code), but hell, he even regrows the same haircut so I guess that's probably true.
#21 Posted by glforthewin (2355 posts) - - Show Bio
@The_Peter_Cosmic: my mind has been blown. thank you
#22 Posted by lectriccolossus (436 posts) - - Show Bio
@The_Peter_Cosmic
lol ive always wondered how he manages to shave and keep his hair cut too?
#23 Posted by GTG12 (1575 posts) - - Show Bio
@The_Peter_Cosmic
 
Like not to sound wierd but doesn't getting circucized make you cleaner or healthier or something. Also how can those doctors be screwing up haha they have been doing circucizions since biblical times how hard can it be.
#24 Posted by castleking (24119 posts) - - Show Bio

I dont see how he would be circumcised sense it wasnt as common as it is today and it is almost 50/50 now in the US.. i think it is like over 40 % no longer circumcise their children. Wolverine isnt jewish so he probably wouldnt have. Aside from that even if he was it wouldnt grow back unless their was massive damage to that area.. what i mean once his power activated it wouldnt grow back since it would already be healed.
 
aside from that Shadowcat didnt say anything when she and Jubes saw him naked when he was walking around the mansion naked. It would have been a perfect time to mention it especially with Kitty  being jewish.. anyways.. both ladies were impressed by Logan.. >_>

#25 Posted by MrSeaman70 (294 posts) - - Show Bio

If only Jean Grey knew of his amazing skill at regrowing his royal jewels, she would've hooked up with him instead of Cyke.

#26 Posted by The_Peter_Cosmic (401 posts) - - Show Bio
@GTG12: It's not my fight, it seems to have turned out fine for me. I don't have a problem with circumcision, but any surgery no mater how minor has the potential for screw ups and infection. 
 
@castleking: He has had to regrow the whole thing on several occasions, he's been reduced to a skeleton and had it shot off before. That's what's made me wonder.
#27 Posted by Phoenix XII (115 posts) - - Show Bio

i was just going to make a post aboult this. i'd imagen he still has his foreskin, Because in the 1910's circumcision was only for jews, & he was sickly so they wouldn't have tried it anyways. I kinda wonder the same thing aboult jimmy hudson & Daken. on a side note i've always wondered if there would be any point to waxing his back.
#28 Posted by castleking (24119 posts) - - Show Bio
@The_Peter_Cosmic said:

 
@castleking: He has had to regrow the whole thing on several occasions, he's been reduced to a skeleton and had it shot off before. That's what's made me wonder.
yes, i know. <_<
#29 Posted by Cervantes (634 posts) - - Show Bio

@Avenging-X-Bolt said:

how the f*$& are we supposed to know?!?!?!?

LMFAO... This.

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